Campbell second after 36 holes at Amelia National

Annelie Sjoholm
(ScarboroughPhotography.com)
Annelie Sjoholm (ScarboroughPhotography.com)

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FERNANDINA BEACH, FLA. – With six golfers among the top 11 individuals, Campbell University is tied for second in the team standings after 36 holes Monday of the Amelia Island Collegiate.

At 10-over 586 (292-294), Campbell trails Mercer (297-286—583) by three strokes heading into Tuesday's final round.  Daytona State (302-287—589) is third in the 18-school field.

Campbell junior Annelie Sjoholm is second on the individual leader board at 3-under 141 (70-71), one stroke behind Jiwon Jeon of Daytona State (71-69—140) in the 96-golfer field.

Playing as individuals, Campbell teammates Anna Svanka (73-72—145) and Louise Latorre (72-73—145) are tied for fifth at one-over par.  Senior Nadine White is tied for seventh (74-72—146), while junior Ayelen Irizar is tied for 11th (71-76—147).

Desiree Andersson (77-75—152) is tied for 36th and fellow freshman Stacey White is tied for 45th (77-76—153).

A native of Vasteras, Sweden, Sjoholm carded a season-low 70 in Monday morning's opening round.  Her 10 birdies through 36 holes are the most in the field and she leads the event in par-four scoring (-2).  Sjoholm played the par-five holes at 2-under, tied for third.

Svanka recorded her two lowest rounds of the 2016-17 season and played the par-5 holes at 2-under, while making 8 birdies on the day (both tied for third).  Latorre's day included six birdies and 23 pars and she also played the par-5 layouts at 2-under (tied for third).  She was Campbell's low individual at the 2016 Amelia Island Collegiate after finishing in a third-place tie.

The 2016 Big South Conference player of the year, Nadine White played her final 11 holes at 2-under.  She leads the field in par-5 scoring (-4) through 36 holes and is tied for 7th on the par-3 holes (-1).  White's day featured six birdies and 24 pars.

Irizar made six birdies on the day and is tied for the lead in par-3 scoring (-2).  She also played the par-5 holes at 2-under (tied for 3rd).

Tuesday's final round is scheduled for an 8:30 a.m. shotgun.  Live scoring is available at Golfstat.com. 

Amelia Island Collegiate
Amelia National Golf Club / Fernandina Beach, Fla.
Feb. 20-21, 2017 / Par 72, 6029 Yards

First Day Team Results: 1. Mercer 297-286—583, 2. Campbell 292-294—586, 3. Daytona State 302-287—589, 4. Cincinnati 298-302—600, 5. Georgia State 304-297—601, T6. North Florida 302-301—603, T6. Kennesaw State 300-303—603, T6. Winthrop 299-304—603, 9. Samford 302-304—606, 10. Sam Houston State 307-302—609, 11. Georgia Southern 311-299—610, 12. Tulsa 308-304—612, 13. Jacksonville 310-303—613, 14. Jacksonville State 308-306—614, 15. UAB 311-308—619, 16. Bradley 314-306—620, 17. Morehead State 313-312—625, 18. UNC Asheville 327-315—642.

First Day Individual Leaders: 1. Jiwon Jeon (Daytona State) 71-69—140, 2. Annelie Sjoholm (Campbell) 70-71—141, 3. Hannah Mae Deems (Mercer) 71-71—142, 4. Lauren Lightfritz (Mercer) 72-72—144, T5. Anna Svanka (Campbell)* 73-72—145, T5. Louise Latorre (Campbell)* 72-73—145.

Other Campbell Individuals: T7. Nadine White 74-72—146, T11. Ayelen Irizar 71-76—147, T36. Desiree Andersson 77-75—152, T45. Stacey White 77-76—153.